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Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in the US - Industry Market Research Report


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Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in the US

Operators in the Beer, Wine and Liquor Stores industry remained in high spirits over the five years to 2016, despite experiencing very little revenue growth during the period. Due to a projected increase in the Consumer Confidence Index over the five years to 2016, many industry stores experienced renewed sales of high-margin and imported beverages. Consumer taste preferences have shifted away from popular global beer brands toward local craft styles that boast high-quality ingredients and a variety of unique flavors. Deregulation of state-run liquor stores and renewed consumer demand for high-margin craft beer brands bolstered profitability over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to grow over the five years to 2016. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to benefit from continued reductions in both alcohol retail regulations and excise taxes on the sale of alcohol. However, per capita alcohol consumption among consumers has declined gradually and is expected to damage the industry's revenue prospects. Over the five years to 2021, industry revenue is projected to fall.

Operators in this industry include retail stores specifically licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption. This industry excludes wholesale, grocery, convenience and gas station stores.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Consumer Confidence Index
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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